Category: Matt O'Dorisio

Matt’s Musings: Design is My Drug

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Design is not making beauty; beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love. -- Louis Kahn

A New Year's Eve Party To (Mostly) Remember

I love New Year’s Eve.

A celebration of friends and new beginnings, NYE is one of those occasions for which I love to go all out: buckle your seatbelts friends, it’s time to Dinner Party like it’s 1999.

Merry Thanksgiving and a Table-Ready New Year (With Love from Team bluGloss and Loom Decor)

We at Team bluGloss love the holidays, but MAN are they hectic. Especially this year -- with Thanksgiving falling so late in the month -- there is less time to "prepare" for the extended holiday season.

Matt’s Designer Tricks

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I’m in the midst of a decorating project and I thought I’d share a few designer tricks that I’m relying on as I go through the process (and that I know will help you when you embark on your next project).

Living Rooms: they're not just for sitting anymore

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When working with clients these days, I've noticed that the formal living room is increasingly a thing of the past. Unless I am decorating a very large home, most of the time I'm looking at a great room that needs to perform double duty.

The Boy's Room: Give The Guy Some Love

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bluGloss Chief Designer Matt O'Dorisio on how to give your (small-ish) guy a space he'll love...and so will you.